Pots for my new seedlings

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Pots for my new seedlings

Post: #11228 Tigerhair
Sun Feb 12, 2006 7:48 pm

The girls at work were going to throw out loads of dog/cat food measuring pots - some small some largish - so i'll drill holes in the bottom and use them as pots for my seedlings. They are pretty sturdy!

I used to get people at my last job to give me the plastic cups out of the drinks machines - a wash and a hole in the bottom and they lasted me 3 years of raising seedlings - nice and deep too for those roots.
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Post: #11231 ina
Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:09 pm

I've used a lot of yoghurt pots for seedlings, too - and some even for houseplants (the plain white ones - don't like to advertise the yoghurt on my windowsill all year round!). And of course, loads of those very useful toilet rolls...
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Post: #11232 Tigerhair
Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:14 pm

Loo rolls - excellent idea - once Josh has designed them!
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Post: #11234 Shirley
Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:18 pm

don't forget newspaper pots :mrgreen:
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Post: #11239 Tigerhair
Sun Feb 12, 2006 8:21 pm

We don't buy newspapers - get our news off the internet and radio. And I have so many pots now I really don't need anymore!
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Post: #11251 Jessica
Sun Feb 12, 2006 10:52 pm

Hi i do the same i save up all the little tubs and cake trays ,

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